Fasciolosis en Vicuñas (Vicugna vicugna) de la Sierra Central del Perú

A. Luis Miguel Samamé, V. Amanda Chávez, V. Rosa Pinedo

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Resumen

The aim of this study was to determine the presence of F. hepatica eggs in vicugnas in the Paccha area, Junín, Peru, and to evaluate its association with sex and age. Samples (n=143) were collected from the rectum during a chaccu activity (annual capture of wild vicugnas by the local peasants for shearing (September). Samples were analyzed by the rapid sedimentation technique and the determination of parasite load-eggs per gram of feces (epg)-by the McMaster method. The frequency of F. hepatica was 32.9% and without statistical difference due to sex or age. The average load was 23.7 epg.

Título traducido de la contribuciónFascioliasis in vicugna (vicugna vicugna) in the central highlands of Peru
Idioma originalEspañol
Páginas (desde-hasta)137-144
Número de páginas8
PublicaciónRevista de Investigaciones Veterinarias del Peru
Volumen27
N.º1
DOI
EstadoPublicada - 2016
Publicado de forma externa

Palabras clave

  • Distomatosis
  • Fasciola hepatica
  • Junin
  • McMaster
  • South American camelids

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